Carlson, Margaret M. Age 86, of Montello, WI (formerly of Carpentersville) passed away on Saturday, January 19, 2013. She was born on April 6, 1926 in Chicago, IL, daughter of William and Marguerite (Wunch) Marth. Marge married William Carlson in September of 1946 in Chicago. A breast cancer
survivor, she was very active and was a member of Princeton Senior Bowling League, Thursday Night Ladies Golf League and a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Princeton, WI. Margaret was an avid Cubs and Bears fan. She enjoyed crossword puzzles, reading and was very passionate about going to the casino. Marge loved the outdoors and water sports. But most of all, she cherished family gatherings. Margaret is survived by her 4 children, Guy (Marilyn) Carlson of Hampshire, Gene A. Carlson of Elgin, Gail (Mike) Hilligoss of Grayslake, Cort (Jamie) Carlson of Crystal Lake; 8 grandchildren, one great-grandson; sister, Carlene (Clyde) Dew of New Mexico; dear friend, Mary Yurs of Montello, WI; many nieces, nephews and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Adolph and Marguerite Marth; husband, William Carlson; 3 sisters and one brother. A Mass of Christian Burial for Margaret M. Carlson will take place on Friday, January 25, at 4:00 p.m., with visitation one hour prior to the service, Resurrection Catholic Church, 2918 S. Country Club Rd, Woodstock, IL. In lieu of flowers, a memorial may be made to a charity of ones choice.